Buspirone is used to treat certain anxiety disorders or to relieve the symptoms of anxiety. However, buspirone usually is not used for anxiety or tension caused by the stress of everyday life.
Try to take your doses at the same times each day, as this will help you to remember to take them. You may choose whether to take buspirone tablets before or after meals, but you should stick to one or the other. So, either take all of your doses before meals, or take all of your doses after meals.
Buspirone oral tablet is a generic prescription medication that’s used to treat anxiety disorders, such as generalized anxiety disorder, in adults. Anxiety is a condition that causes you to feel symptoms such as stress, apprehension, and nervousness.
Buspirone is not currently available as any brand-name drugs.
Buspirone belongs to a classification of drugs called anxiolytics. These drugs work to decrease symptoms of anxiety.
Buspirone comes as an oral tablet (a tablet taken by mouth) that’s typically taken twice per day. The tablets come in several strengths: 5 milligrams (mg), 7.5 mg, 10 mg, 15 mg, and 30 mg.
Buspirone is not currently available in any brand-name forms. Buspar was the brand-name form of buspirone, but it’s no longer available.